Halloween and Drain Cleaning in Kissimmee FL

Posted by on Oct 31, 2014 in Drain Cleaning Kissimmee FL, Drain Repair Kissimmee

Million of pounds of pumpkin seeds and pumpkin pulp is being scraped from pumpkins in the United States as we speak. That is not a scarey idea I understand, unless your kids are afraid of putting their hands in the pumpkin pulp like mine are. Nevertheless, ones Kissimmee plumbing system might begin to shake, rattle, and gurgle at the thought of all those seeds and pulp possibly entering its pipes and drains!

Halloween and the winter season holiday season are hectic times of the year for us with taking care of Kissimmee drain cleanings for our next-door neighbors. We suggest that one disposes of pumpkin seeds and pulp in the trash can and not down ones sink drain or toilet. Sculpt pumpkins on layers of paper and just roll it up for the garbage can when completed.

The Problem With Pumpkin Pulp and Seeds in Ones Kissimmee Drains

When pumpkin pulp gets in a drain it does not flush all the way through the drain since it is so sticky. It will certainly dry out and solidify on the sides of drains and minimize the quantity of water that can flow through the drain. As more inappropriate waste and particles stick to the pumpkin pulp, the drains may eventually close up completely. The very same scenario will certainly take place if pumpkin waste is flushed down the toilet … though it may wind up being pushed further down the pipeline.

We put the infographic below together for homeowners to have a better understanding of the threats of pumpkin seeds and pulp on their drains in hopes of preventing a needed Kissimmee Drain Cleaning. Attempt among suggestions found on it for what to do with pumpkin seeds besides throwing or flushing them away.

Also, learn more about our drain cleaning services here and the issues of using chemical drain cleaners for getting rid of drain clogs this Halloween.

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